Medicine is changing fast. Yet, the way we train doctors is not changing nearly as fast. It’s reflected in an education system built for 20th century. Over the past couple of days people began talking about it at a meeting called Medicine X | Ed. This is the first meeting to tackle the thorniest issues facing our next generation of doctors. The meeting brought ... Continue Reading about Medicine X – How Education Begins to Change
Health care is changing fast. Everything we understand about what it is to be a physician is changing. Yet we continue to train doctors for 20th century care. So the minds at Stanford's Medicine X thought the subject could use a little discussion. They're moving the chains with a transformative new meeting about medical education, Medicine X | ed. This fall on the ... Continue Reading about Why You Should Attend Stanford Medicine X | Ed
When it comes to doctors and social media, the past few years have been occupied with how doctors can make the transition to public life. Our dialog has traditionally focused on digital immigrants - established physicians adjusting to life with new tools and a public voice. The discussion begins with the argument for why a physician should be there. But another ... Continue Reading about The Public Progression of Physicians
Can a patient teach medical school? Of course, according to The Mayo Clinic. They’ve been leading medicine for decades, so why wouldn’t they lead here? Today, The Mayo Clinic announced that e-Patient Dave deBronkart would serve as the 2015 Visiting Professor: Patient engagement and empowerment is a natural extension of Dr. Will Mayo’s vision of a medicine as a ... Continue Reading about Can a Patient Teach Medical School?
In 2012, the Medical Futures Lab offered Medicine in the Age of Networked Intelligence, a powerful 50,000 foot view of medicine and its radical disruption. The course was huge success and drew the attention of the social health community well beyond the confines of Rice University and the Texas Medical Center. I was thrilled to co-teach and co-create this course ... Continue Reading about Announcing edX Medicine in the Digital Age
I’ve been fortunate enough to attend Stanford Medicine X over the past 4 years. Each year I’m surrounded by the most remarkable people and ideas. And each year I think: What are we doing to bring these ideas to medical students? I think we’re closer. A natural evolution into medical education This weekend marked the announcement of the Medicine X | Ed 2015, a ... Continue Reading about Medicine X | Ed – A New Conversation in Medical Education